An aerial photo of Storehouse Island, bottom centre; with the much larger Babel Island pictured in the background. Cat Island is pictured bottom right.
Location of the Storehouse Island in Bass Strait
39°57′00″S 148°21′36″E / 39.95000°S 148.36000°E / -39.95000; 148.36000Coordinates: 39°57′00″S 148°21′36″E / 39.95000°S 148.36000°E / -39.95000; 148.36000
Babel Group, part of the Furneaux Group
20 ha (49 acres)
The Storehouse Island, part of the Babel Group within the Furneaux Group, is a 20-hectare (49-acre) unpopulated granite island, located in Bass Strait, lying off the east coast of Flinders Island, Tasmania, south of Victoria, in south-eastern Australia.
The Storehouse Island forms part of the Babel Island Group Important Bird Area.
Seabirds and waders recorded as breeding on the island include little penguin, short-tailed shearwater, silver gull, Pacific gull and sooty oystercatcher. Resident reptiles include metallic skink and tiger snake. The rakali is thought to visit the island.
List of islands of Tasmania
^ “Stonehouse Island (TAS)”. Gazetteer of Australia online. Geoscience Australia, Australian Government.
^ “Small Bass Strait Island Reserves. Draft Management Plan”. Department of Primary Industries,Water and Environment, Tasmanian Government. October 2000. Retrieved 4 February 2012.
^ a b Brothers, Nigel; Pemberton, David; Pryor, Helen; & Halley, Vanessa. (2001). Tasmania’s Offshore Islands: seabirds and other natural features. Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery: Hobart. ISBN 0-7246-4816-X
^ “IBA: Babel Island Group”. Birdata. Birds Australia. Retrieved 10 June 2011.
Islands and islets of Tasmania, Australia
Islands located in the Bass Strait
Inner Little Goose